Akshay Kumar never fails to express his immense admiration for brave Indian soldiers. Days after marking Kargil Vijay Diwas with a heartfelt gratitude message, the actor has now performed another good deed to contribute his little bit to the nation’s security. Recently, he donated a whopping sum of 1 crore to rebuild a school in Kashmir.
He further recalled the fond memories of his father, late Hari Om Bhatia, and contributed the money in his name.
Taking to Twitter, the BSF shared a series of news with netizens and lauded the contribution of Akshay Kumar to rebuild the school for children.
They even named the school after Kumar’s father, the late Hari Om Bhatia. Akshay Kumar virtually attended the ceremony of laying the foundation for the school.
Sharing some glimpses from the ceremony, BSF Kashmir tweeted, “Today at Govt Middle School, Niru, Distt. Bandipur (J&K) Sh Rakesh Asthana, IPS, DG BSF, Padma Shri Sh Akshay Kumar, Bollywood Cine Star & Mrs. Anu Asthana, President BWWA virtually laid the foundation stone of SHRI HARI OM BHATIA EDUCATION BLOCK .”
Today at Govt Middle School, Niru, Distt. Bandipur (J&K) Sh Rakesh Asthana , IPS, DG BSF, Padma Shri
Sh Akshay Kumar, Bollywood Cine Star & Mrs Anu Asthana, President BWWA virtually laid the foundation stone of SHRI HARI OM BHATIA EDUCATION BLOCK . pic.twitter.com/Yp1QwKJ0fW
— BSF Kashmir (@BSF_Kashmir) July 27, 2021
Further, they tweeted, “Program was graced by enthusiastic Children & their parents, civil dignitaries of Niru & @BSF_Kashmir FTR Officers and men. Sh @akshaykumar has donated Rs 01 Cr. For the development of the school in fond memory of his late father Shri Hari Om Bhatia. @BSF_India @BWWA_India.”
Soon the news caught attention and fans pour their immense respect and appreciation for the star. They took to Twitter and expressed their heartfelt gratitude for Akshay Kumar.
This is not the first time when Akshay did something to pay his regard for the Indian army. Where other actors travel to exotic destinations for holidays or a break, Akki chooses to spend days with Indian soldiers on borders.
Earlier on June 17, Akshay Kumar had spent an entire long day with Border Security Force (BSF) in Jammu and Kashmir. Dropping some memorable moments, Akshay wrote, “Spent a memorable day with the @BSF_India Bravehearts guarding the borders today. Coming here is always a humbling experience… meeting the real heroes ♥️ My heart is filled with nothing but respect.”
Spent a memorable day with the @BSF_India bravehearts guarding the borders today. Coming here is always a humbling experience… meeting the real heroes ♥️ My heart is filled with nothing but respect. pic.twitter.com/dtp9VwSSZX
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 17, 2021
On Kargil Vijay Diwas, the actor took a moment from his busy schedule and expressed his heartfelt appreciation for the valor and courageous Indian army. Taking to Twitter, he wrote, “Remembering our Bravehearts who fought valiantly and sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. My salute to our heroes, aap hain toh hum hain 🙏🏻#KargilVijayDiwas.”
Not only personal but Akshay Kumar’s professional career also showcases the underlying feeling of nationalism and patriotism in his heart. From Baby to Airlift, the actor has delivered several hit movies that prove he’s a modern-day patriot.
On the work front, Akshay Kumar has an interesting mix of movies in his kitty. Sooryavanshi, Bachchan Pandey, Raksha Bandhan, Atrangi Re are next in his pipeline.